Export Certificate Workshop

Date: April 24-25, 2012
Location: Greenbelt, Maryland

The PTIN Export Certification Workshop was held on April 24-25 in Greenbelt, Maryland. This workshop built on outcomes from an FSCF PTIN Export Certification Roundtable held in February 2010 in Australia on the margins of Codex CCFICS meetings where best practices for the appropriate use of export certificates were identified. The working group discussed Codex guidance and use of Codex model certificates, discussed criteria for determining when a food or agricultural certificate should or should not be required, discussed appropriate use of export certificate attestations and encouraged use of electronic certificates.

For more information contact Lori Tortora at Lori.Tortora@fas.usda.gov or 202.720.0634

DOCUMENTS

PTIN Export Certificate Proposal

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Export Certificate Workshop Agenda

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Questions for Discussion

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PRESENTATIONS

Day 1

Summary/Overview of 2010 APEC Export Certificate Survey

Speaker: Ms. Lori Tortora
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Purpose and Objectives of Official Export Certification Including the Principles, Types, Rationale, and Verification of Attestations

Speaker: Dr. Bill Jolly
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What is Industry Doing to Assure Food Safety Through Commercial Channels

Industry Panel: Mr. Kevin Smith
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Industry Panel: Mr. Ken Roberts
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What Impact Should Knowledge, Confidence and Experience with a Trading Partner Have When Determining Certification Requirements?

Speaker: Mr. Greg Read
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Prescribed Certificate Formats vs. Codex Guidance on Certificates

Speaker: Ms. Mary Stanley
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Country Specific Experience with Export Certificateion

Speaker: Dr. Cristián Cossio
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Speaker: Dr. Narumon Wiangwang
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Speaker: Dr. Teresa Cervantes
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Speaker: Dr. Norlizan bin Mohd Noor
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Speaker: Dr. Elizabeth Callanta
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Day 2

Certification and Other Means of Providing Assurances

Speaker: Ms. Mary Ann Green
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Speaker: Dr. Bob Bokma
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Speaker: Ms. Leslie Kux
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Speaker: Kathleen Staley
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Speaker: Mr. George Muscat
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Speaker: Mr. Tom LaFaille
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Electronic Certification: Streamlining the Process?

Speaker: Dr. Rick Harries
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Speaker: Dr. Wang Ning
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APEC/PTIN 3 Year Plan

Speaker: Peggy Rochette
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Workshop Wrap-Up

Speaker: Dr. Michael Wehr
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UPCOMING EVENTS

  • FSCF Trade Facilitation through Development of an APEC Food Safety Risk Communication Framework Workshop, expected date July 2020, Singapore
  • CTI Public-Private Dialogue (PPD) on Promoting Transparency through the Improvement of Information Submitted in the Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Notifications, expected date, 2021, Putrajaya, Malaysia
  • SCSC Improving Transparency of Pre-packaged Food Packaging and Labelling Laws, Regulations and Best Practices: Conference and Compendium, expected date September 2020, Malaysia
  • Food Safety Cooperation Forum, 2021, New Zealand
  • FSCF Partnership Training Institute Network Steering Group, 2021, New Zealand

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